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Achola, Edwin Obilo – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Translating multicultural research and theory into practices that improve transition outcomes for all children especially, youth who come from predominantly culturally and ethnically diverse (CED) communities, remains a substantial challenge for career transition specialists (CTSs) today. The purpose of this article was to consider the state of…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Transitional Programs, Minority Group Students, Students with Disabilities
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Wehmeyer, Michael L.; Nota, Laura; Soresi, Salvatore; Shogren, Karrie A.; Morningstar, Mary E.; Ferrari, Lea; Sgaramella, Teresa Maria; DiMaggio, Ilaria – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
The field of transition--and the Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT)--was built upon a foundation established by theories of career development that emerged in the 1950s and 1960s and paved the way for the work/study movement of the 1960s and the vocational and career education for students with disabilities movement that…
Descriptors: Career Development, Transitional Programs, Self Determination, Decision Making
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Agran, Martin; Hughes, Carolyn; Thoma, Colleen A.; Scott, LaRon A. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
Although social skills have long been recognized as essential in promoting employees' employability (e.g., maintaining employment), there has been little research about work-related social skills for the last two decades. A systematic replication of Salzberg, Agran, and Lignugaris/Kraft's investigation of critical social skills was conducted.…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Interpersonal Competence, Employment Potential, Career Development
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Fraker, Thomas M.; Luecking, Richard G.; Mamun, Arif A.; Martinez, John M.; Reed, Deborah S.; Wittenburg, David C. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
This article examines the impacts of the Youth Transition Demonstration, an initiative of the Social Security Administration (SSA) to improve employment outcomes for youth with disabilities. Based on a random assignment design, the analysis uses data from a 1-year follow-up survey and SSA administrative records for 5,203 youth in six research…
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Transitional Programs, Youth Programs, Normalization (Disabilities)
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Mazzotti, Valerie L.; Rowe, Dawn A.; Sinclair, James; Poppen, Marcus; Woods, William E.; Shearer, Mackenzie L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
The purpose of this systematic review was to (a) systematically review the literature to identify National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 secondary analyses articles published since 2009 that met the quality indicators for correlational research, (b) further extend the findings of Test et al. by identifying additional evidence to support the…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Success, Literature Reviews, Longitudinal Studies
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Brown, Dikla; Cinamon, Rachel Gali – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
The current study focuses on the contribution of five personality traits to the development of self-efficacy and outcome expectations regarding selecting a high school major among adolescents with learning disabilities (LD). Social cognitive career theory and the Big Five personality traits model served as the theoretical framework. Participants…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Personality, Learning Disabilities, Course Selection (Students)
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Luecking, Debra Martin; Luecking, Richard G. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2015
Recently, consensus among researchers and professionals has emerged about factors that contribute to postschool success of youth with disabilities. Prominent among these factors are targeted academic preparation, family involvement, youth empowerment, and service collaboration and linkages. Work experience and paid employment have been identified…
Descriptors: Models, Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Transitional Programs
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Yamamoto, Kathryn K.; Black, Rhonda S. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2015
The purpose of this qualitative multiple case study was to describe how culture, disability, and prospective first-generation college student status influenced the transition decisions of five native Hawaiian students with specific learning disabilities who attended a Hawaiian-focused charter school. Students had strong ties to their history and…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, First Generation College Students, Learning Disabilities
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Lindstrom, Lauren; Hirano, Kara A.; McCarthy, Colleen; Alverson, Charlotte Y. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2014
This study examined career development and early employment experiences for four young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Researchers used a multiple-method, multiple case-study longitudinal design to explore career development within the context of family systems, high school and transition programs, adult services, and…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Developmental Disabilities, Career Development, Employment Experience
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Karpur, Arun; Brewer, David; Golden, Thomas – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2014
Access to effective and comprehensive transition programming is pivotal to transition of youth with disabilities to work and independent living. Successful programs often blend key ingredients, including individualized educational planning, career development, work experiences in secondary school, and interagency partnerships/collaborations.…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Disabilities, Comparative Analysis, Longitudinal Studies
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Unger, Darlene D.; Rumrill, Phillip D., Jr. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
This literature review examined publication patterns in the journal of "Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals" across 35 years of publication. Overall, 732 contributors affiliated with 267 organizations were identified in our analysis of 436 articles. Frequency counts identified the most productive scholars in…
Descriptors: Career Development, Productivity, Transitional Programs, Literature Reviews
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Wehman, Paul – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
As children become teenagers and move into early adulthood, there are many transitions they face. For young people with disabilities, this is no different except that there are invariably additional complex challenges that must be overcome. Evidence-based research is the foundation for best transition practices, but too many studies seem abstract,…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Best Practices, Transitional Programs, Guidelines
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Martin, James E.; Williams-Diehm, Kendra – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
The Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) has been a longstanding leader and advocate in the field of secondary education for students with disabilities. This paper traces the history of student engagement in transition planning primarily through the lens of DCDT's journal "Career…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Leadership, Transitional Programs, Career Development
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Madaus, Joseph W.; Gelbar, Nicholas W.; Dukes, Lyman L., III; Faggella-Luby, Michael; Lalor, Adam R.; Kowitt, Jennifer S. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
A systematic review was conducted of 581 articles published in 76 issues of "Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals" from the journal's initial issue in 1978 to the final issue of its 35th year in 2012. Articles were coded based on inclusion of original or secondary data and if not, what type of information…
Descriptors: Career Development, Literature Reviews, Journal Articles, Periodicals
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Bullis, Michael – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
This article describes the author's personal view of the secondary special education and transition field, its shortcomings, and its future within the context of our modern society.
Descriptors: Reflection, Transitional Programs, Career Development, Special Education
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